by Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi     Giovanna Taviani, follows in the footsteps of the Taviani Brothers – her father (Vittorio) and uncle (Paolo) – and investigates in ‘The Rescue’ (or ‘Redemption’), the life and rebirth of Salvatore Striano, the ex-prisoner of Rebibbia prison who played the role of Brutus in Taviani brothers’ ‘Caesar Must Die.’  [ Read More ]


Berlinale Residency 2012 filmmakers   Tuesday, February 12   The Berlinale Residency programme supports writer/directors from around the world, who have already enjoyed their first festival and cinema successes, in developing their new fiction, documentary film or cross-media projects. The first Berlinale Residency took place from September – December 2012. The selected filmmakers stayed in  [ Read More ]


Film producers who are looking for exciting literary material for the screen should be in their element at “Books at Berlinale” on February 12, 2013. Ten novels that might make good movies will be presented at this year’s “Books at Berlinale” within the scope of the Berlinale Co-Production Market. At the breakfast following the pitch,  [ Read More ]